Utah Digestive Health Institute is Northern Utah’s leader in digestive health treatment. We offer diagnoses and treatment options for the following conditions:
Half of all people will be affected by hemorrhoid symptoms by age 50. Hemorrhoids are cushions of swollen tissue and blood vessels in the lower rectum which begin to bulge down through the anus. Some common symptoms of hemorrhoids include:
• itching • bleeding • swelling • pain
Several common remedies include creams, suppositories and warm baths however many people find these remedies only provide temporary relief. We offer a new treatment called CRH O’Regan System that can remove hemorrhoids completely without surgery or recovery time. Most insurance carriers cover this treatment and we accept all insurance plans. Call us today to find out if this treatment could be a solution for you.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS):
If you suffer from frequent abdominal pain, bloating or altered bowel function, you may have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS can affect your ability to socialize, work, travel or live a normal life. Symptoms to look for include:
• Diarrhea • Constipation • Abdominal pain
• Bloating • Gas • Mucus in the stool
We may want to rule out other disorders first. We’ll take the time to accurately diagnose your problem. Our next step is to make therapeutic recommendations that will work best for you. Plus, we’ll make you feel comfortable from your first appointment until your last.
GERD / Acid Reflux / Heartburn:
Occasional heartburn is a common problem, but if your symptoms are more than occasional you may have significant gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. The symptoms you should look for include:
We can effectively diagnose and treat both of these conditions.
Over 130,000 people in the US will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year. When diagnosed and treated early, the cure rate is better than 90%. Signs and symptoms that may indicate cancer of the colon include:
• A change in bowel habits • Diarrhea or constipation
• Blood in the stool • Narrow stools • Anemia
• Bloating, fullness or abdominal cramps
• Feeling like the bowel does not empty completely
• Unexplained weight loss • Excessive fatigue
You should call us immediately if you experience any of these problems. But don’t wait for symptoms: Colon cancer often begins with no symptoms at all. Early detection is the best approach to this serious problem, and that is why regular screenings are so important.
Our board-certified specialists can diagnose and treat liver disease, including hepatitis and infection, as an outpatient procedure, which means no costly hospital stays. They can also effectively treat the full spectrum of liver problems with conservative methods.
Call us today and schedule your appointment: 801.475.5400